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FreightWaves Insiders is your look at the inner workings of the world of business and careers. Step inside the tribe with Dooner and some of the hardest-hitting guests in the industry on the "Inside The Actors Studio" of freight.

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    • 4.4 • 18 Ratings

FreightWaves Insiders is your look at the inner workings of the world of business and careers. Step inside the tribe with Dooner and some of the hardest-hitting guests in the industry on the "Inside The Actors Studio" of freight.

    Dooner vs Dooner with former Roanoke Trade VP Jerry Dooner

    Dooner vs Dooner with former Roanoke Trade VP Jerry Dooner

    On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with his dad, former Vice President and board member at Roanoke Insurance, Jerry Dooner.

    They’ll catch up on the mess in the Suez, general average, mistakes shippers and brokers make when it comes to mitigating risk, building an insurance business, as well as some father / son insight on the growth of Dooner’s career in podcasting.

    Subscribe to FreightWaves Insiders wherever you get your podcasts and never miss an episode. New shows drop every Thursday.

    • 56 min
    Running a small trucking company hell-bent on success with Hell Bent Xpress owner Jamie Hagen

    Running a small trucking company hell-bent on success with Hell Bent Xpress owner Jamie Hagen

    On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with trucker and Hell Bent Xpress owner Jamie Hagen.

    They talk about the career journey of a driver from teenage hauler to fleet owner, as well as Mackonomics, brand partnerships and maximizing fuel efficiency. Also on tap: top driver issues and why drivers feel the way they do, plus much more.
    Hagen calls himself a strong entrepreneurship professional with a master's degree focused in Left Lane Logic from Interstate University.

    Subscribe to FreightWaves Insiders wherever you get your podcasts and never miss an episode. New shows drop every Thursday.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Building a FreightTech startup in San Diego with Boxton co-founder and CTO Joseph Caprara

    Building a FreightTech startup in San Diego with Boxton co-founder and CTO Joseph Caprara

    On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with Boxton co-founder and CTO Joseph Caprara. How do companies get good quality data and insights out of antiquated systems and processes? The struggle is real in logistics and Caprara is taking the challenge head on...and by the beach in sunny San Diego. We’re also taking a look at the growth of the FreightTech renaissance over the past 5 years and what the future holds for modern solutions like smart contracts. Plus, why the new Star Wars trilogy needs to be remade.

    Joe is the Co-Founder and CTO of Boxton, a logistics technology company focused on automating freight operations within the modern supply chain. Before starting Boxton Joe spent 10+ years in management consulting with Accenture, where he ran a rescue and recovery team to help distressed enterprise transformation programs. After his time with Accenture he worked at Qualcomm as a part of their IT Mergers and Acquisitions team performing due diligence and integration activities for prospective purchases. Joe is a graduate of the University of Maryland R.H. Smith School of Business and currently resides in San Diego, CA with his wife Jenna and dog Teagan.

    Outside of work, Joe is an amateur photographer, rock climber, and IT geek. He is always looking to connect with other like-minded (or not so like-minded) individuals, especially if involved in the Startup community.

    Subscribe to FreightWaves Insiders wherever you get your podcasts and never miss an episode. New shows drop every Thursday.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Building a digital freight marketplace with Emerge CEO Michael Leto

    Building a digital freight marketplace with Emerge CEO Michael Leto

    On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with Emerge CEO Michael Leto to talk about building a digital freight marketplace and redefining the industry. Find out how Michael and his brother Andrew turned the family business digital.

    Michael Leto has been in the transportation industry for over 21 years and played an active role in creating one of the largest and fastest-growing 3PLs in the country. He has been recognized as one of Arizona's "Top 35 Entrepreneurs 35 and Younger" by AZ Central, “40 Under 40” by Phoenix Business Journal, and creating a culture awarded "Best Places to Work". He has a proven track record of building and scaling successful e-commerce platforms and assimilating teams to drive results and execute strategic initiatives.

    Subscribe to FreightWaves Insiders wherever you get your podcasts and never miss an episode. New shows drop every Thursday.

    • 51 min
    From Air Force to freight force: Vets in logistics

    From Air Force to freight force: Vets in logistics

    On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with Direct Traffic Solutions CEO Robert Meehan to talk about the transition from military life to logistics, building a freight company, his shopping cart theory on decision making, and doing business the right way.

    Subscribe to FreightWaves Insiders wherever you get your podcasts and never miss an episode. New shows drop every Thursday.

    • 45 min
    AI, where drivers make the first move, with FleetOps CEO Chris Atkinson

    AI, where drivers make the first move, with FleetOps CEO Chris Atkinson

    On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with FleetOps CEO Chris Atkinson to talk about trucking technophobia, digital freight brokerages vs digital freight matching, building an AI FreightTech company, and what FleetOps is more like? Tinder, Bumble, or FarmersOnly?

    Subscribe to FreightWaves Insiders wherever you get your podcasts and never miss an episode. New shows drop every Thursday.

    • 53 min

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